Barry Lee French, age 68, of Rhinelander, died on March 10, 2019, in Rhinelander. He was born on Nov. 20, 1950 in Madison to Leslie and Betty (Dettinger) French. Survivors include his many friends and caregivers.
Barry was faced with very challenging disabilities since his birth. Despite those hurdles he was his own person and found pleasure in interacting with his caregivers and roommates. Although his condition did not allow Barry to participate in many activities he got a lot of joy watching others do so. He had a wonderful, teasing type of humor known to those who cared for him. He enjoyed his home at Jamie Court because he was cared for with much love and devotion and he was able to continue to live with his lifelong friend Patrick. Barry loved things that are soft, warm and comfy. Now he is really warm and comfy in the arms of God. He will be missed by his friends and caregivers.
Visitation for Barry will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 from 10 to 11 a.m., with funeral services following at 11 a.m., all at the Carlson Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Forest Home Cemetery. You may leave private condolences at www.carlsonfh.com. The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) is caring for Barry.
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